Andrew Griffiths

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

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Burton Conservative

Andrew Griffiths’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Griffiths is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Andrew Griffiths voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage: Non-payment 22 Jun 2018

    The Government is clear that anyone who is entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) should receive it. We have increased the HMRC enforcement budget to £26.3 million for 2018/19, up from £13 million in 2015/16. Since the introduction of an online complaints system in January 2017, there has been a significant increase in the number of NMW complaints received by HMRC. BEIS has...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Members: Unpaid Work 22 Jun 2018

    HMRC routinely contacts employers who advertise unpaid internships, signposting them to National Minimum Wage guidance to help ensure they are compliant. It has contacted over 1,000 employers in this way over the last year. We do not publish the names of employers involved in HMRC compliance or investigation activities, except where they have been found to be in breach of the law and have...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Unpaid Work 21 Jun 2018

    The Government is clear that exploitative unpaid work trials are unacceptable, and will take action against employers misusing them. HM Revenue and Customers respond to 100% of worker complaints received. Short unpaid work trials may be acceptable when they are part of a genuine recruitment exercise. On 13 June I met trade unions, employers and lawyers to seek views on a draft of new...

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Conservative MP for Burton

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrew Griffiths campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Health
  • Department for Education
  • Home Department
  • Gcse
  • Drugs: Rehabilitation
  • Prisons: Drugs
  • Children in Care
  • Teenage Pregnancy

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (12 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Selection Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 11 Jan 2018)
  • Government Whip (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (1 Nov 2010 to 31 Oct 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Griffiths’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 107 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Griffiths’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 224 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: J. C. Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Tide Construction
Address of donor: 5th Floor, 62-64 Baker Street, London W1U 7DF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 08656212

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Stephen O. Brook
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Global Brands Ltd
Address of donor: 5th Floor, Casa, Lockoford Lane, Chesterfield S41 7JB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 03366749

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Brian D. McGowan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Clarence B. Robinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Interpub Ltd
Address of donor: 1D Colet Gardens, Hammersmith, London W14 9DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 01327896

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: Peter James Hall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 June 2017)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 24 July 2017)
Name of donor: JC Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 03 October 2017)
Name of donor: Interpub Ltd
Address of donor: 1D Colet Gardens, Hammersmith, London W14 9DH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Auction prize with a value of £1,170.14

Donor status: company, registration 01327896

(Registered 16 January 2018)
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £18,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 June 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Burnaston, Derbyshire DE1 9TA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets for football match and lunch at Derby County FC, for me and my wife; £200 per person, total value £400

Date received: 2 December 2017

Date accepted: 2 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 558339213

(Registered 15 December 2017)

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